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Celebrated Faculty Duo Perform Music for Flute and Harp

Celebrated Faculty Duo Perform Music for Flute and Harp
80 Queens Park, Walter Hall
Time: Nov 14th, 7:30 pm End: Nov 14th, 9:30 pm
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Concert by Nora Shulman and Judy Loman

Faculty of Music

 

Celebrated faculty duo to perform music for flute and harp

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Principal Flutist Nora Shulman and Principal Harpist Emeritus Judy Loman have toured all over the world as soloists, chamber and orchestral musicians. On November 14, they present a duo recital at U of T’s Walter Hall. Their much-anticipated appearance on the Faculty Artist Series brings together music from France, Russia, Canada and the U.S., ranging from Debussy’s ethereal Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune to Adrian Schaposchnikov’s Sonata. With special guest violist Rennie Regehr, Loman and Shulman will perform the Ontario premiere of Kelly Marie-Murphy’s Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp.
 
FACULTY ARTIST SERIES

Nora Shulman, flute
Judy Loman, harp

Monday, November 14, 2011
7:30 pm. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park.
Tickets: $30 ($20 seniors/students) | FlexiMIX: $24

NEW! Tickets can be purchased in person or by phone through the Weston Family Box Office at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, 273 Bloor St. West.
Phone: 416.408.0208

ONLINE ORDER:  www.music.utoronto.ca

PROGRAM

Claude Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Lowell Liebermann: Sonata for Flute and Harp
Adrian Schaposchnikov: Sonata
Kelly Marie-Murphy: Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp (Ontario premiere), with special guest Rennie Regehr, viola
Claude Debussy: Sonata for flute, viola and harp


BIOGRAPHIES

Judy Loman is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where she studied with Carlos Salzedo. Principal harp of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra from 1960 to 2001, she retired from that orchestra to devote her time to teaching, concertizing, and publishing her numerous transcriptions and arrangements. A frequent soloist with the Toronto Symphony, she has also appeared as guest soloist with major orchestras in North America and Europe. Ms. Loman has commissioned several harp works from Canada's foremost composers and has introduced these compositions worldwide through recordings and in solo recitals throughout North America, Europe, Israel, and Japan. Her extensive discography has proven valuable to harpists and composers as material from which to study harp compositions of all generations. Ms. Loman's students fill positions in major orchestras throughout North America and Europe, and she has adjudicated at the International Harp Competition in Israel and the U.S.A. International Harp Competition. Professor of harp at the University of Toronto and faculty member at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Ms. Loman joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 1998.
 
Nora Shulman joined the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in 1974 and has been the Principal Flutist since 1986. Miss Shulman has performed at the Berkshire Music Center in Tanglewood and the Aspen Music Festival and has been a member of the Denver Symphony Orchestra. As soloist, she has appeared with many orchestras including the Detroit Symphony, the National Arts Centre Orchestra and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. An active chamber performer, Miss Shulman has participated in the Faculty Artists’ Series of the University of Toronto, the Guelph Spring Festival and the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. She has recorded for CBC records and the Naxos, Centrediscs and Marquis labels. She has collaborated on disc with such artists as Judy Loman, Norbert Kraft, Karina Gauvin and Catherine Robbin. Miss Shulman is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music and also teaches at the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Violist Rennie Regehr began his professional career with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra in 1971. Since that time, his career has taken him throughout Canada and abroad as chamber musician, soloist, recitalist, and orchestral musician. Quickly rising through the ranks at the Winnipeg Symphony, he was appointed Principal Violist in 1978 and concurrently, Principal Violist with the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, positions he held until 1992.  During his tenure in Winnipeg, Mr. Regehr appeared as soloist with the Winnipeg Symphony, the CBC Radio Orchestra, and the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra.

PILLAR SPONSORS, 2011-12 SEASON

  • Manulife Financial
  • MBNA
  • TD Insurance

The Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto is a top destination for the professional and scholarly study of music in North America. As part of one of the leading research universities in the world, the Faculty of Music is home to a diverse and dynamic community of scholars, performers, composers and educators. Our students and graduates have garnered such awards as Prix Italia, the Peabody, Juno and National Jazz Awards, and occupy prominent positions with such ensembles as the Toronto Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony and the Berlin Philharmonic. The Faculty of Music presents an annual concert season featuring students, faculty and guests in over 100 public concerts, lectures and master classes. For a complete list of the Faculty of Music's 2011-12 season, visit our website at www.music.utoronto.ca/events.
 
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